[Review] WG5 Mordekainen’s Fantastic Adventure (AD&D); Left-Hand Path

[Adventure]WG5 Mordekainen’s Fantastic Adventure (1984)Robert J. Kuntz & Gary Gygax (TSR)Lvl 8 – 14 Twilight approaches. The great odyssey through Gary Gygax’s ouvre of fantastic modules, beginning with the platonic B2, covering the fantastic GDQ series, the stellar S series, the promising but ultimately unrealized T series, the interesting but sub-par EX duology ends at … More [Review] WG5 Mordekainen’s Fantastic Adventure (AD&D); Left-Hand Path

[Review] S3 Expedition to the Barrier Peaks (AD&D); Beyond

[Adventure]S3 Expedition to the Barrier Peaks (1980)Gary Gygax (TSR)Lvl 8 – 12 The legendary S3. If the GD(Q) series can be seen as a roadmap for ‘normal’ high level adventures as T1 can be seen as a normal low-level adventure, the S series is where Gygax gets wacky and more experimental, and few things in … More [Review] S3 Expedition to the Barrier Peaks (AD&D); Beyond

[Review] The Keep (AD&D 3PP); Echoes of Thulian Echoes

[Adventure]The Keep (1983)Daniel Greenberg, Samuel Shirley, Gregory Maples & Anne Jaffe (Mayfair Games)Lvl 9 – 12 Back with another Role Aids, for high level adventurers, written as an adaptation of an obscure 80s fantasy horror movie with time travel and nazis in it? Truly the oddest of oddeties. The Keep is a curiosity from the … More [Review] The Keep (AD&D 3PP); Echoes of Thulian Echoes

[TenfootPOSR 6] Dungeon Magazine #10; Grindset

Another factory reset. A man can’t read Gygax, Kowolski and Unbalanced Dice Games all day and expect to keep a neutral perspective. In this issue the readers complain about the dearth of Solo adventures and the editor explains to these braying mongoloids that since no one in his fucking right mind still plays let alone … More [TenfootPOSR 6] Dungeon Magazine #10; Grindset

[Review] Q1 Queen of the Demonweb Pits (AD&D); Not with a Bang…

[Adventure]Q1 Queen of the Demonweb Pits (1980)David C. Sutherland III (TSR)Lvl 10 – 14 Q1 is the Return of the Jedi of the GDQ series. Still well liked by some, it is obvious to any but a casual observer that the final episode of the great AD&D Epic that started with G1, both in tone … More [Review] Q1 Queen of the Demonweb Pits (AD&D); Not with a Bang…

[Review] StoneHell II – Into the Heart of Hell (LL); As Above So Below

[Megadungeon]StoneHell; Into the Heart of Hell (2014)Michael Curtis (Self-Published)Lvl 1-10+ The second part of Michael Curtis’s Megadungeon magnum opus, the inimitable StoneHell, a 10 level deep, 1000+ room behemoth comprising numerous sub-levels, caverns, tombs, dungeons, settlements, lairs, crevasses, halls and laboratories within its seemingly infinite depths. It continues where Down Night Haunted Halls left off, … More [Review] StoneHell II – Into the Heart of Hell (LL); As Above So Below

[Review] D2 Shrine of the Kuo-Toa (AD&D 1e); High D&D

[Adventure]D2 Shrine of the Kuo-Toa (1978)Gary Gygax (TSR Games)Lvl 9+ The crawl into the Underdark continues! Two encounters followed by a major area set in the map of the fantastic Underdark, Shrine of the Kuo-Toa excels at portraying a fantastic location in a more naturalistic vein, rife with possibilities for adventure, but with very little … More [Review] D2 Shrine of the Kuo-Toa (AD&D 1e); High D&D

[Review] EX1 Dungeonland (AD&D 1e); The world’s first Artpunk module

[Adventure]EX1 Dungeonland (1983)Gary Gygax (TSR)Lvl 9 – 12 Great news gang. It turns out some hack fraud had already written a module for Red & Pleasant Land before it even came out! A little known OSR author by the name of E. Gary Gygax introduced such a venture in his original Castle Greyhawk campaign, and … More [Review] EX1 Dungeonland (AD&D 1e); The world’s first Artpunk module

[Review] G3 Hall of the Fire Giant King (AD&D); Entry of the Gods into Valhalla

[Adventure]G3 Hall of the Fire Giant King (1978)Gary Gygax (TSR Games)Lvl 9-10 Fucking spoilers. If you plan on playing G3, do so. Then read this. Of all the legendary modules penned by the masterful hand of E. Gary Gygax, the G series is among the foremost. G3 shows us why. I often gripe that 10+ … More [Review] G3 Hall of the Fire Giant King (AD&D); Entry of the Gods into Valhalla